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Winners of worldwide tolerance award in UAE exposed at Dubai Opera

Winners of worldwide tolerance award in UAE exposed at Dubai Opera

Winners of worldwide tolerance award in UAE exposed at Dubai Opera

 

Dubai: The first ever Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award was provided to winners in categories that are separate on Wednesday in a ceremony at giving Dubai Opera.

 

Shaikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Media Council, as well as Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance given the honours, organised by Dubai based International Institute for Tolerance (IIT).

 

 Winners of inaugural tolerance award revealed

Faisal Masudi, Senior Reporter

The biennial award’s 3 debut groups – human concept, literary creativity, visual arts (and 2 additional categories of new media and youth projects) each carry a Dh1 thousand cash prize.

 

The 2 new groups will be given in the following cycle.

 

 Winners

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Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award victorious one Dr. Hubertus Hoffmann coming from Germany at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

On Wednesday, within Literary Creativity, the prize went to Dr Hubertus Hoffmann, president and founder of World Security Network Foundation, offered by Germany.

 

In Human Thought, Dr Abdulla Bin Abdul Aziz Al Rabeeah coming from Saudi Arabia, who’s advisor on the royal court as well as boss general of King Salman Humanitarian Relief and Aid Centre, was the victor.

 

Rania Ali, a females and refugee rights activist coming from Syria, who’s currently based in Austria, received the Aesthetic Arts group.

 

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Shaikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum as well as Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance providing Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award to Rania Ali coming from Austria at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

The award bears the title of its patron and founder, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and vice President of the Ruler and UAE of Dubai.

 

The ceremony was gone to by a selection of UAE ministers, reps from different communities, like Sikhs and Dawoodi Bohras, as well as senior students and officials.

 

The event started with a short clip showing different issues, from wars to poverty, municipal disorder to pollution. It finished with saying tolerance may be the one option for all such issues.

 

The clip was implemented by a performance on the song Heal the world’, sung wearing several languages in the ceremony.

 

 Movies featuring the 3 winners were also found.

 

Tens of a huge number of entities and individuals worldwide with great achievements in promoting tolerance had been nominated for any first-of-its-kind award.

 

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Shaikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum as well as Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance providing Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award to Dr. Hubertus Hoffmann coming from Germany at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Nominations have been created by registering about the award’s site, www.mbrtawards.ae, within accordance with the criteria and conditions approved by the award’s panel of trustees. The award, being held every 2 years, was set up by Shaikh Mohammad in 2019 consistent with the UAE’s Year of Tolerance.

 

Additionally, it seeks to inspire entrepreneurship in creating tolerance norms in the international and national level, additionally to advertising interfaith dialogue as well as portraying the genuine picture of Islam as a religion of tolerance.

 

The closing day for nominations had been given to January fifteen due to the high uptake. One day later on, IIT had begun evaluations. Its Technical Advisory Committee evaluated each nominations obtained through the award’s site worldwide across the 5 types and also forwarded a shortlist of applicants on the jury.

 

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Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award Rania Ali coming from Austria at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

PR Director, CSR, Group Commercial, and Mazen Hayek at MBC, seats the committee. Members consist of Dr Suaad Al Oraimi, Assistant Professor and author of Sociology at giving United Arab Emirates Faculty; Isobel Abulhoul, Trustee and CEO on the Emirates Literature Foundation; Dr Yousef Sharab, researcher as well as academic specialising in medical investigation curriculums; as well as Dr Saeed Amin Mohammad Nasef, Professor of Head and Sociology of the Department of Social Work and Sociology at Ajman Faculty.

 

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Shaikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum as well as Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance providing Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award to Dr. Abdullah Al Rubaia coming from Saudi Arabia at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Earlier this particular month, Major General Ahmad Khalfan Al Mansoori, the award’s secretary general, had said: The award aligns together with the perception on the UAE to instil good values in society. The vast number of nominations from around the world shortly subsequent to our announcement emphasised the value of the initiative. It mirrors the keenness of entities and individuals to reject extremism and violence and embrace solidarity and love in the everyday lives of theirs.

 

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Artists from various Nationalities singing “Heal The World” song in languages that are different over the Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award at giving Dubai Opera on Wednesday nineteen February 2020. Photo: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Last month, Dr Hamad Al Shaikh Ahmad Al Shaibani, IIT’s handling director, had said: The award seeks to advertise the importance of tolerance which the UAE can hold dear, and also mirrors the keenness on the country ‘s leadership to celebrate worldwide initiatives to instil good values in society.

 

The award is packaged underneath the umbrella of Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives in Dubai.